As more details from the forthcoming book “Game Change” are revealed, the more journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann (who co-authored the book) keep dropping political bombs.
In the latest doozy, an excerpt from the book paraphrases a conversation between Senator Ted Kennedy and former President Bill Clinton in which the latter says about President Obama, “A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee, reports POLITICO.
When Kennedy endorsed Obama instead of Hillary Clinton, the former president is said to groaned, “the only reason you are endorsing him is because he’s Black. Let’s just be clear.”
A spokesperson for President Bill Clinton declined to comment on the book.
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